NGFA opposes STB's new rail investigation proposal

New authority to investigate rail issues seen as one of the most important parts of STB Reauthorization Act passed in 2015.

The National Grain & Feed Assn. (NGFA) recently reiterated to the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) the importance of providing transparency and accountability as it implements its important new authority to investigate freight rail issues.

NGFA also strongly opposed recommendations from rail carriers that it said potentially would make the investigative tool unusable.

For freight rail users, including shippers and receivers of grain, feed and processed commodit

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